Porsche Design P\'9611 Navigation Device and NAVTEQ

NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, is providing the map data for NAVIGON’s new P…
NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, is providing the map data for NAVIGON’s new PNA (Personal Navigation Assistant) Porsche Design Navigation Device P\'9611. Created in conjunction with Porsche Design, the navigation system combines purist design, outstanding functionality and precision. In choosing NAVTEQ map data, NAVIGON is continuing its long-term and successful co-operation with this supplier.Featuring a timeless design and good quality materials for the housing and electronic components, the P’9611 improves the look of any dashboard. But it’s more than just a smart design as NAVIGON’s MobileNavigator6 software also offers great functionality and precision. With digital map data from NAVTEQ, the P’9611 is able to offer navigation for 38 Western and Eastern European countries and, due to the standard map data specifications, guides seamlessly across national borders. In addition, the NAVTEQ data includes Extended Lane attributes, which help drivers navigate complex crossroads and motorway exits with ease: when the driver approaches a complicated junction, the navigation system shows which lane is most convenient through the use of precise acoustic and visual signals. Interaction with the device is through the intuitive menu on the large touch screen display. The P’9611 includes an ultra-sensitive GPS receiver; a powerful Bluetooth hands-free facility; and, via the NAVTEQ map data, access to TMC (Traffic Message Channel) so drivers can avoid wasting time in traffic jams. There are also over two million POIs (Points of Interest) such as restaurants, hotels and retail outlets etc. which can make a straightforward trip from A to B a comfortable and interesting journey. Another convenient feature is the automatic adjustment of voice instruction volume to take into account driving noise.The Porsche Design P\'9611 Navigation Device is now available for an RRP of around £572 (795 Euros) from Porsche Design Stores, selected specialist retailers and online from NAVIGON.About NAVIGON AG is one of the world’s leading providers of navigation systems. NAVIGON produces its own portable navigation devices (PNDs) and draws on partnerships with top consumer electronic brands to offer high-quality GPS navigation for PNDs, Pocket PCs and mobile phones. NAVIGON also offers professional navigation solutions with the new ‘Right’ product range for logistic fleets as well as automotive components for driver assistance systems. Founded in 1991, NAVIGON employs more than 350 people and has offices in Asia, Europe and North America. – NAVIGON. And the world is yours.

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Posted on: 13 December 2007 • 4:35pm

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